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Tab Options (formerly Tabkeys) adds a few tab-related options to the ones built into Safari: you can control where new tabs appear on the tab bar, what happens when you close a tab, and more. Tab Options keeps track of your most recently activated tabs, so you can switch back to recently focused tabs with a key combo, or toggle between two tabs with single keystroke. It lets you assign custom hotkeys, including single keys, for several tab operations, like opening a new tab or duplicating the current one. Finally, it lets you assign hotkeys to open favorite URLs.

What's New

Version 3.2:
  • Tab Options now supports using number key combinations to switch directly to any of the first ten tabs. The default combo is Control+number, but you can choose other modifiers in the Options page, or disable this feature entirely. Unfortunately, I could not find a way to override Safari's default behavior for Command+number combinations, which are used to open Favorites. Also note that more...


  • OS X 10.5.8 or later
  • Safari 5.0.1 or later

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Current Version (3.x)


Downloads 3,022
Version Downloads 17
License Free
Date 10 Oct 2013
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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